Monthly Archives: November 2015


24 Hours Are Not Enough

The last few lines of a doggerel goes as such:  “But a man approaches his last long sleep/When his mind makes appointments his body can’t keep.” Life has speeded up with the help of machines and it shows no sign of slowing down. Considering the


SC grants time to Centre on Rama Sethu

A plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that he wanted to withdraw his 2009 petition against the Sethusamudram project as government has decided that the mythological bridge Rama Sethu would not be dismantled. The Supreme Court has granted four weeks time to the Centre for


Chicago police officer charged murder in teenager’s death

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder for the death of black teenager Laquan McDonald in October 2014. Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez stated that they decided to prosecute Van Dyke because McDonald did not pose an immediate threat and because he continued to


Humour- A Witness

A witness to an automobile accident was testifying. The following exchange took place between the lawyer and the witness: The lawyer: “Did you actually see the accident?” The witness: “Yes, sir.” The lawyer: “How far away were you when the accident happened?” The witness: “Thirty-one


No ban on ‘Bajirao Mastani’

A Suit was filed before a Pune court seeking ban on the sanjay Leela Bansali Movie, Baji Rao Mastani for allegedly distorting history relating to late king Shrimat Bajirao Peshwa and his family members. The Court has dismissed the suit and no ban has been

Humour- You Might Be A Lawyer If.

You Might Be A Lawyer If…. You Might Be A Lawyer If…. You are charging someone for reading these jokes. The shortest sentence you have ever written was more than eighty words long. You have a daughter named Sue and a son named Bill. Your



Have the power to influence others? As a lawyer, you already have the tools. All you need to do is sharpen it. Between two telephone instruments what is that connects them?- The wire. Between two people what is that connects?- words. Over time and usage


Pakistan man sentenced to 40 years

A man in Pakistan has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for planning to bomb a shopping center in Manchester, as well as other plans to attack New York City and Copenhagen. Abid Naseer, a 29-year-old extremist was convicted by a federal jury in


Dance bars: SC asks Maha to decide in 2 weeks

A Supreme Court bench of justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant has asked the Maharashtra government to implement its earlier order on dance bars and decide within two weeks the hoteliers’ application seeking grant of licence for running them in the state. The Maharashtra